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Health Minister welcomes UK vaccine approval, Australia due in January

Health Minister welcomes UK vaccine approval, Australia due in January

The emergency authorisation clears the way for the deployment of a vaccine that's expected to play a significant role in the global effort to halt the coronavirus.

  • by James Paton and Laura Chung

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'Brexit Monster' makes appearance in Rotterdam

'Brexit Monster' makes appearance in Rotterdam

The Netherlands fears chaos on the border when the UK leaves the European Union as truckies and others are unlikely to have the required paperwork in order.

Sleigh it isn't so: Santa goes digital as pandemic shutters Christmas rituals

Sleigh it isn't so: Santa goes digital as pandemic shutters Christmas rituals

'Santa schools' are scrambling to make sure the world's favourite gift giver does not become a super spreader.

  • by Bevan Shields
In dark day for UK retailing, 242-year-old Debenhams to shut

In dark day for UK retailing, 242-year-old Debenhams to shut

Debenhams said that administrators had decided to start winding down operations after a potential buyer of the company pulled out.

  • by Pan Pylas
'Will not be bullied': citizens around the world told to buy Australian wine in stand against China

'Will not be bullied': citizens around the world told to buy Australian wine in stand against China

More than 200 MPs from 19 countries are telling their citizens to drink Aussie wine in December in a solidarity campaign that vows 'Australia is not alone'.

  • by Latika Bourke
Don't mention the war on phonics - it doesn't exist

Don't mention the war on phonics - it doesn't exist

Some politicians and policymakers oversimplify how best to teach reading.

  • by Robyn Ewing
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England lockdown cuts virus by 30 per cent: study

England lockdown cuts virus by 30 per cent: study

Infections fell by over 50 per cent in the north-west and north, two of the regions worst hit.

  • by Rachel Morison
More nations, refugees needed to fill skills shortage with working holiday visas: report

More nations, refugees needed to fill skills shortage with working holiday visas: report

Australia should expand the number of countries it offers working holiday visas to lift the eligibility for tourists aged up to 35, a new parliamentary report recommends.

  • by Rob Harris
Please Explain podcast: Alexander Downer savages UK's China policy

Please Explain podcast: Alexander Downer savages UK's China policy

In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire and London-based reporter Latika Bourke talk about the former foreign minister's changing tune on China.

  • by Tory Maguire
Police search for British woman missing near French-Spanish border

Police search for British woman missing near French-Spanish border

Esther Dingley, who has spent six years travelling around Europe with her partner, went missing while on a solo hike in the Pyrenees.

  • by Graham Keeley
Morrison should coax Britain into fray with China

Morrison should coax Britain into fray with China

If China continues to penalise Australia unilaterally and with impunity, our economic interests and that of other trading partners will suffer.

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